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November 15, 2014

 

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The Science Behind the China–U.S. Climate Pact

How will China and the U.S. reach their new goals for emissions reductions?

October 10, 2011

 

The Obesity Epidemic Is Caused By Overeating, Right?

One study claims that we eat nearly 600 more calories per day than people did in the mid 1970s. But, the obesity epidemic is more complicated...

August 7, 2010

 

Moo! Scientists Are Making Eco-Friendly Diesel Fuel From Butter

Scientists are investigating alternatives for biodiesel fuel and have turned to butter!

July 27, 2009

 

Plants Against Global Warming

Scientists have used computer models to show that planting crops with waxier leaves could help to reflect more sunlight and reduce global warming.

May 18, 2009

 

Clean Air, Longer Lives

What's so important about having clean air and reducing air pollution? Find out on this Moment of Science.

April 16, 2007

 

Hot Rocks

Find out why the search for alternative energy is heating up with geothermal technology!

April 15, 2007

 

Dragonfly Migration

Scientists try to crack the mystery of dragonfly migrations.

February 20, 2007

 

Lose Weight, Pump Less Gas

Maybe rethink that candy bar you were going to buy at the gas station.

September 23, 2006

 

Growth Hormones and Twins

Did you know that the rate of twin births in the United States increased by 32% between the years of 1992 and 2001?

January 5, 2006

 

The Fastest Plant

What reigns among the fastest moving things on Earth? Light, of course. Bullets and rocketships. High-speed trains. What about plants?

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